About The Smart Investor

Written by accredited investors and personal finance experts & helps millions invest smartly and make better financial decisions.

Our History

The investment world is far too competitive to approach unprepared. There are too many people looking to gain an edge to make any decision rashly, and the more you work at understanding what you are doing, the better your outcome will be. We are your partner for navigating the investment world intelligently, but we’re also your friend and your confidence.

The Smart Investor offers timely, trusted and actionable financial information for every investor, from early investors to financial advisors to high net worth individuals


Vision & Values

Whether you are just starting out as an investor or maintaining a net worth that is already sizable, we have the information you need.

Our content is original and objective, and we curate the information we publish in order to optimize your ability to make smart financial decisions. Stock market investing, fundamental and technical analysis, real estate trends, funds and a broad personal finance section. 

We Helping people plan, save, and invest to reach their financial goals is essential to who we are. we are here for you every step of the way – provide you with powerful data, unbiased news, and strong analyses.

Be The Smart Investor.


“Positive leaders empower people to accomplish their goals”

Baruch Mann (Silvermann​)

Founder, CEO, Partnerships

Baruch Mann (Silvermann) is an experienced analyst and founder of The Smart Investor. Above all, he is passionate about teaching people how to manage their money and helping millions on their journey to a better financial future.

Silvermann has been featured in many news publications including  Seeking Alpha, Yahoo Finance, Forbes and more.

Aside from being a finance expert, his background includes working as a business analyst and online marketer.

You can find Baruch on Linkedin, Entrepreneur,  FXstreet and many other websites.

For any Inquiry: baruch.s@infoforinvestors.com

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David Katz

Marketing Analyst

As marketing analyst, David leads our marketing team while creating tools and reports that support our marketing activities, in addition to manage and optimize large scale marketing campaigns.

He previously worked as a strategic partnership manager, responsible for exploring new ways to improve the exposure of our content.

For any Inquiry: david.k@infoforinvestors.com

Russell White​

Finance Geek & Content Editor​

As a finance geek and Content editor with 13 years of journalism experience, Russell makes sure every article has the right flow, edits for accuracy, and consumer value.  

In addition, Russell contributes his own ideas about budgeting, savings, and credit cards. You can find him on Linkedin.

Our Contributors

“An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less.” – Nicholas M. Butler

Carolane De Palmas

Technical Analysis Expert

After graduating with a Masters in Corporate Finance & Financial Markets, and getting the AMF Certification, Carolane went to market analysis software company Highwave360 to take part in the European launch of their new market analysis software. She then become an independent trader, investing mostly in European and American stocks and indices, as well as writing market analyses for a number of different brokers. You can found her on Linkedin

Mircea Vasiu

Trader, Writer, Mentor

For more than a decade, he’s involved in everything trading related, mostly in the currency market, both on manual and algorithmic trading. An MBA in International Business graduating Magna Cum Laudae from an American university, he’s passionate about markets. Mircea writes for the financial industry for more than 6 years, covering macroeconomics, worldwide stock indices, currencies, and most recently ETFs and individual stocks.  You can find Mircea on Twitter.  

Jack Wickens

Personal Finance Writer

Jack is a personal finance writer who has been writing for more than a decade. His passion for educating consumers and helping everyday families earn more and live better.

He is most knowledgeable with years of experience covering topics such as savings, budgeting, and responsible credit use and always happy to share his expertise with readers.

You can find Jack on Medium and Quora .  

Travis Hornsby

Travis Hornsby is a speaker & founder of Student Loan Planner.  You can find him on his Twitter and Linkedin.
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Amy Beardsley

Money expert
Amy Beardsley is a freelance writer and personal finance expert. She specializes in credit reporting, credit scoring, FinTech, and probate and estate planning topics. Her work has been published on Robinhood, Lending Tree, Dollarsprout, Women Who Money, and Well Kept Wallet. She’s also the founder of EarlyMorningMoney.com, a site dedicated to simplifying financial management and helping families win with money. You can find her also on Twitter and Linkedin.
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Pachalo Mkandawire

Personal Finance Blogger
Pachalo Mkandawire is a personal finance blogger. Pachalo's goal is to help folks become financially better off by providing content in money-making & saving strategies, budgeting & side hustles. You can find him on Twitter and Facebook.
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Alex Stavrou

Personal Finance Blogger
Alex is a personal finance and self-help writer. He has been blogging for years and writing content that helps and inspires people to achieve greatness. You can find him on  Twitter.
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Aiden White

Financial Write

Aiden white is a financial writer reporting on personal finance, investing, and small business. With over a decade of covering personal finance topics, Aiden's work has been widely syndicated on sites, and currently a financial Writer for consolidatecreditcard.org. You can find her also on Twitter and Facebook.
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Susie Q

Actuary | Blogger
Susie Q is blogger on financial literacy topics targeting young professionals and others interested in better understanding their finances. She is a retired property-casualty actuary who prepared and interpreted analyses to help senior management make better financial decisions. You can Read Susie's blog and on Twitter .

Steve Green


Investor based in Australia focused on global asset allocation, special situation and activist investing strategies. Keen interest in Listed Investment Companies (LICs) and Closed End Funds (CEFs). You can follow some of his ideas at his investment blog. Not licensed to give financial advice or aware of your personal circumstances so please do your own research. You can find him on Linkedin

Van Alcazar

Banking Expert, Writer​

Van has an extensive experience and understanding in the financial services industry, including exposure to different segments such as banking, investing, insurance and personal finance.

He loves banking  and personal finance, and that's exactly he covers in our site.

Richard Bowman


Richard is a trader, investor, analyst and writer. He has over 18 years’ experience in asset management, stockbroking, financial media and systematic trading. Richard combines fundamental, quantitative and technical analysis with a dash of common sense. He covers global equities, ETFs, currencies and indices. You can find him on his website.

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